Tea and Health: Science behind the Myths

by Dr. N. G. Hajra Tea & Health

Tea is known the world over as a soothing drink and a way of life. During the past two decades, scientific and medical researches have linked tea consumption to a reduced risk of cardiovascular and many types of cancers, arthritis, blood sugar, and several other illnesses. This book offers a timely and comprehensive review of the major health benefits of tea consumption, the antioxidative actions of tea catechins and polyphenols, investigates cancer-fighting properties, and much more. The book attempts to open up the world of this wonderful beverage, including its manufacturing process, to the common man. Interspersed with interesting information/research findings, coloured photographs and useful diagrams, this book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every tea company, tea broker, tea scientist and tea research establishment.

Contents: Preface

  • History of Tea
  • What is Tea
  • Tea Chemistry and Antioxidative Effects
  • Dietary Flavonoids and Bioavailability
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Anticarcinogenic Potential
  • Protective Effects of Tea

Product Details

Hardcover: 178 pages
Publisher: UBS Publishers’ Distributors Pvt. Ltd; 1st ed edition (January, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN: 81-7476-559-X
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


Rs. 195 /$15 plus forwarding and packing charges.